Chelsea Internationals: Kurt Zouma makes history, Italy and Belgium continue good start

Tuesday night's Euro 2020 qualification matches featured  more Chelsea players on duty than usual.

Kurt Zouma, after scoring first France goal | Depor
Kurt Zouma scored his first international goal this evening as France ran out 4-0 winners in a Euro qualifier in Andorra. It was an important win for France after losing to Turkey at the weekend, and it was Chelsea's loanee in Everton, Kurt Zouma, who completed the scoring on the hour when he scrambled the ball in after a corner.

It was his fourth cap overall and first competitive appearance.

 
Olivier Giroud came on for the final 20 minutes while N’Golo Kante isn't available for this round of internationals due to injury.

France, Turkey and Iceland are all on nine points after each has played four games in their group.

Ethan Ampadu began his first game in almost six months today when Wales took on Hungary away.

Winning his seventh cap overall, he played the first 54 minutes before being substituted.

Belgium have 12 points from a possible 12. They hosted Scotland this evening, and goals came in from former striker Romelu Lukaku who scored twice, the first from a cross by Real Madrid-bound Eden Hazard, the second after a save from a Kevin De Bruyne shot, with a suggestion of offside in the build-up. De Bruyne netted in stoppage time to make the final score 3-0. Chelsea player on loan to Crystal Palace Michy Batshuayi remained on the bench.

 
Italy, also, are well placed with four wins from four as the international calendar in Europe breaks for the summer. They beat Bosnia and Herzegovina on Tuesday evening with Jorginho and Emerson Palmieri both playing the full 90 minutes in Turin. Edin Dzeko opened the scoring for Bosnia, but Lorenzo Insigne and Marco Verratti secured the comeback for the Italians.

Mateo Kovacic played the first 55 minutes for Crotia as too Mario Pasalic's 70 minutes. But it ended with a 2-1 home defeat by Tunisia in a friendly.

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